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The News
Stories about Shannon Commercial Properties and the commercial property industry in Ireland
Here are all the latest news stories and some of our older ones, archived for your convenience.

Students urged to break down gender barriers on International Women’s Day

SES and Shannon Group  host thought-provoking panel discussion on diversity, with acclaimed Irish scientist Dr Niamh ShawTransition year students from St Caimin’s Community School and St Patrick’s Comprehensive in Shannon were told to dream big and reach for the stars, literally. In a thought provoking panel discussion on diversity, sponsored by Shannon Engine Support (SES) and Shannon Group, held to mark International Women’s Day, acclaimed scientist and aspiring astronaut Dr. Niamh...

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Shannon Group raise much needed funds for local charity from 2018 fund-raising programme

Irish Cancer Society & Limerick Suicide Watch selected as Shannon Group ‘19 staff charities Tuesday 5th March 2019: Shannon Group staff have come up trumps once again for local charities by presenting a cheque for a total of €47,400 from their fundraising endeavours last year to two organisations that support children in a special way in the region. The mid-west headquartered Share a Dream Foundation, which has helped make dreams come true for thousands of Irish children, and Clare Crusaders,...

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Heroic young people celebrated at Clare Garda Divisional Youth Awards

Shannon Group Chairman Rose hails inspirational and courageous teenagers County Clare’s bravest and most outstanding young, unsung heroes have been honoured at the fourth annual Shannon Airport sponsored Clare Garda Divisional Youth Awards in Ennis. The roll of honour included two Special Achievement, two Individual, one Community Safety and two Youth Group awards, which went to teenagers from across County Clare who have shown outstanding leadership, resilience and community spirit. The winners,...

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Shannon Group commend Ei Electronics on outstanding record of 55 years manufacturing in Shannon

Ei Electronic’s major contribution to the region acknowledged Monday 18th February 2019: Shannon Group – through its subsidiary Shannon Commercial Properties – has acknowledged the remarkable contribution to the Mid-West economy of Shannon Free Zone’s largest employer, Ei Electronics with a presentation to mark two special anniversaries. Employing over 700 people today at Shannon Free Zone, the company over recent months has celebrated not alone 55 years of operations here but 30 years...

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Shannon Group’s projects driving inward investment

With a €40 million property investment programme completed ahead of schedule at Shannon Free Zone, and with an occupancy rate of 94%, Shannon Group plc’s property company Shannon Commercial Properties has every right to be optimistic. Regarding the success of their ambitious investment programme, Ray O’Driscoll, MD of Shannon Commercial Properties, says: “It’s wonderful to see the positive impact our investment programme is having in providing property solutions for US and other overseas companies. “We...

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Shannon Group’s boost to economy as its three companies record significant growth in 2018

Shannon Airport passengers up by 6.5% Shannon Heritage visitors up by 4.3% Shannon Commercial Properties completes €40m first phase investment programme Wednesday, 30 January 2019:  Shannon Group plc delivered a fourth consecutive year of growth in 2018, with the Group’s impact on the economy of the West of Ireland and beyond increasing as all three of its companies achieved notable growth. 2018 results for Shannon Group companies Shannon Airport, Shannon Heritage and Shannon Commercial Properties...

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Shannon Commercial Properties claims major industry award for ‘Regional Excellence’ in property development

Tuesday, 13 November 2018: The awards keep coming for Shannon Group companies – fresh after Shannon Airport claimed the Airport of the Year Award from the European Regions Airline Association, its sister company Shannon Commercial Properties has landed major recognition itself. The company claimed the Regional Excellence Award at the Property Industry Excellence Awards announced in Dublin on Thursday night. The KPMG Irish Independent awards, which were presented at the Convention Centre Dublin,...

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Shannon Commercial Properties shortlisted for major award in the Irish Independent Property Industry Excellence Awards

Shannon Commercial Properties, SCP, is focused on creating a supportive, pro-business ecosystem for multinational companies in the Shannon Free Zone. Wednesday 24 October 2018:  The importance of the Shannon Commercial Properties to the prosperity of Mid-West Region has been highlighted as it has been announced on the shortlist for the coveted Property Industry Excellence Awards. A Shannon Group company, Shannon Commercial Properties is a finalist in the Regional Excellence Category of the Irish...

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The more the merrier, says Shannon, as Gatwick follows its lead by opening Europe’s second sensory room

Tuesday 2 October 2018:  Shannon Airport has reiterated its call to other airports around Europe to establish sensory rooms after Gatwick Airport followed its lead yesterday by doing exactly that. Shannon opened Europe’s first sensory room in March of last year for children and adults with neurodevelopmental challenges including autism, and has since facilitated visits by airports around the world that are exploring Shannon’s lead.  Among them was Gatwick Airport, which yesterday opened the UK’s...

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Shannon becomes first European airport to have facial recognition installed for US preclearance

New facial recognition system will speed up screening time even further Wednesday, 26 September 2018:  Shannon Airport’s status in transatlantic aviation has been reflected again after becoming the first airport in Europe to have facial recognition technology introduced for U.S. preclearance. This is good news for Shannon Airport transatlantic passengers as it speeds up their journey through the airport and allows them avail of shorter security screening times than at other airports. The new...

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